tiles

Tiles in the Collection of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum


Publication design: Heidi Humphrey
tiles, ceramics, patterns, permanent collection

Cooper-Hewitt: Heath Ceramics and American Pottery


In conjunction with a celebration marking the 60th anniversary of Heath Ceramics noted author and ceramic arts historian Garth Clark lectures on the early California pottery movement, its significance and its future through historic potteries. Design critic and author Amos Klausner introduces his new book HEATH CERAMICS: THE COMPLEXITY OF SIMPLICITY, (Chronicle Books) and leads a discussion with Clark and Heath Ceramics owners Robin Petravic and Catherine Bailey.
Heath ceramics, pottery, American, California, Garth Clark, Amos Klausner, Clark and Heath Ceramics, Robin Petravic, Catherine Bailey, Edith Heath, dinnerware, tiles, talk, long, public program

Henry C. Mercer Tiles


This exhibition features the work of Henry C. Mercer, an anthropologist and archeologist who founded the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works. After investigating and documenting artifacts and historical processes related to decorative ceramics, Mercer was able to develop new manufacturing methods for tiles and mosaics.
ceramics, pottery, tiles, mosaics, exhibitions

Tiles


This exhibition showcases tiles from the 13th through the 20th century, from a variety of countries and cultures including Persia, Islamic Spain, and the Netherlands. The majority of tiles are from the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum’s permanent ceramic collection, with a portion of the objects on loan from other private and public collections. Many tiles will be displayed to the public for the first time.
tiles, ceramics, patterns, exhibitions, spain, Netherlands, Persia

The Catalan Spirit: Gaudí and His Contemporaries


Works by Antoni Gaudí i Cornet and his contemporaries in the Catalan Modernisme movement are on display. In addition to Gaudí, the group included Elies Josep Puig i Cadafalch, Lluís Domènech i Montaner, and Camil Oliveras i Gensana. The exhibition, which focuses the period between 1880 and 1920, includes drawings, furniture, tiles, metalwork, and glass, and features Gaudí's Expiatory Temple of the Sagrada Familia and Domènech's Palace of Catalan Music.
Antoni Gaudí i Cornet, spain, Barcelona, Catalan, Architecture, drawings, furniture, tiles, metalwork, Glass, exhibitions